FDA Efforts to Result in Millions of Additional Bottles of Infant Formula to Further Increase U.S. Supply

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Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is providing an update on additional steps it has taken that will lead to more infant formula on U.S. store shelves in the coming weeks and months. “We continue to work around the clock with our government partners and industry to ensure there’s adequate infant formula available wherever and whenever parents and caregivers…

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What Do We Know – and Need to Know – About Monkeypox?

Dr. Anne Rimoin, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health professor of epidemiology and the Gordon-Levin Endowed Chair in Infectious Diseases and Public Health, has been studying monkeypox for two decades, including as director of the UCLA Center for Global and Immigrant Health and Founder/Director of the affiliated UCLA-DRC Health Research and Training Program, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo…

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Veterans, supporters carry a single American flag through 44-day journey

Military veterans and supporters will run, walk, ruck, push, and cycle to move a single American flag as part of the Old Glory Relay to The World Games presented by Airbus, kicking off today in Washington, D.C. The Old Glory Relay is hosted by Team Red, White & Blue (Team RWB), a nonprofit organization forging America’s leading health and wellness community for veterans, and culminates in Birmingham, AL at…

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NASA to Pick Next Generation Spacesuits for Moonwalking, Spacewalking

NASA will announce at 2 p.m. EDT (1 p.m. CDT) Wednesday, June 1, the company, or companies, selected to move forward in developing the next generation of spacesuits for Artemis missions at the Moon and the International Space Station during an event at the agency’s Johnson Space Center in Houston. The announcement will air live on NASA Television, the agency’s website,…

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NASA Supports Small Business Research to Power Future Exploration

NASA has selected hundreds of small businesses and dozens of research institutions to develop technology to help drive the future of space exploration, ranging from novel sensors and electronics to new types of software and cutting-edge materials. The newly awarded projects under the agency’s Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) program also include a high-power…

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FDA Flexibilities, Collaboration to Yield Millions of Bottles of Specialized Medical Infant Formula in Coming Months to Increase U.S. Supply

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Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is providing an update on steps it has taken that will lead to millions of bottles of specialized medical infant formula to help address immediate needs for infants with certain allergies or critical health conditions. This type of specialized medical infant formula is currently in short supply in the U.S. “We have made…

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NASA to Discuss Status of Final Test Needed for Artemis I Moon Mission

NASA will hold a media teleconference at 12 p.m. EDT on Friday, May 27, to discuss the status of the next wet dress rehearsal test of the agency’s Space Launch System (SLS) rocket and Orion spacecraft at the agency’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida ahead of the uncrewed Artemis I lunar mission. The rehearsal is the final test needed before launch and…

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NASA, Boeing Complete Starliner Uncrewed Flight Test to Space Station

NASA and Boeing safely landed the company’s CST-100 Starliner spacecraft Wednesday in the desert of the western United States, completing the uncrewed Orbital Flight Test-2 (OFT-2) to the International Space Station to help prove the system is ready to fly astronauts. About four hours after departing the space station, Starliner touched down onto its airbags at 4:49 p.m. MDT, wrapping…

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NASA Administrator, Arizona Students to Hear from Station Astronauts

Students from Arizona will have an opportunity this week to hear from astronauts aboard the International Space Station. NASA Administrator Bill Nelson and Sen. Mark Kelly will participate in the call. The Earth-to-space call will air live at 1:35 p.m. EDT Friday, May 27, on NASA Television, the NASA app, and the agency’s website. NASA astronaut Jessica Watkins and ESA (European Space Agency) astronaut Samantha…

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Olympic Refuge Foundation and IOC Refugee Olympic Team honoured with 2022 Princess of Asturias Award for Sports

In recognition of the opportunity that they provide to the most vulnerable people around the world to access sport and thrive in all aspects of their lives,  the Princess of Asturias Foundation announced  that it has awarded its 2022 Award for Sports to the Olympic Refuge Foundation and the IOC Refugee Olympic Team. The award ceremony will take place on 28 October in Oviedo, the…

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